NSW Government Western NSW Local Health District

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (Up to 30 Jun 2025) Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Consultant, Clinical Psychologist, Occupational Therapist Level 4, Snr Psychologist, Psychologist, Social Worker Level 4, Welfare Officer Level 4 Remuneration: $74,742.00 – $142,133.00 pa (+ superannuation + salary packaging options are available to reduce your taxable income and increase your take-home pay) Requisition ID: REQ462449 Location: Orange, NSW – Find out more Hours Per Week: 38 Applications Close: 1 Feb 2024 – 11:59pm

Aboriginal Mental Health Clinical Leader – Community Mental Health Mental Health Drug & Alcohol – Orange

About the role The Aboriginal MHDA Clinical Leader will provide clinical leadership and co-ordination of Aboriginal Mental Health Trainees undertaking the BSc Health Science (Mental Health) Charles Sturt ‘Djirruwang’ Program as well as provide increased support for the clinical Aboriginal workforce and broader MHDA workforce across the Orange and Region Hub.

The Clinical Leader will have a role in developing and providing cultural capability and education to the broader MHDA workforce which will be aimed at enhancing the cultural safety of the service.

The Clinical Leader will be responsible for enhancing the capacity of the mental health workforce to improve the mental health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people accessing services across Orange and Region. The Clinical Leader is based at the Curran Centre, March Street, Orange and will provide leadership across the Orange and Region Hub.

The Orange Community Mental Health Drug & Alcohol teams are multidisciplinary who work closely with family, community organisations, health services and consumers to provide mental health care to our local population.
A career with Western NSW means you can challenge yourself, make an impact and shape the future of rural health. To explore the benefits of a career in our Local Health District, visit the WNSWLHD website.
To apply for this role:

Create a profile in the Recruitment & Onboarding (ROB) System or sign in using your existing login

Upload your current resume

Answer the selection criteria

Role-related enquiries: Please contact Desiree Harper, Team Leader ACCT on (02) 6369 2030 or at Desiree.Harper@health.nsw.gov.au for more information. Additional information for applicants:

This is an identified position in accordance with Section 14 (d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977– only suitably qualified Aboriginal people are eligible for this position and are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

This recruitment may be used to create an Eligibility List for similar roles in the future (ongoing or temporary) that may arise in the next 18 months.

Western NSW is committed to creating a safe and accessible workplace that promotes diversity, inclusion and belonging. As a vibrant and diverse region, rich in community and culture, we welcome applications from all people to build a respectful workplace dedicated to delivering the best health outcomes for our community.

To find out more about the remuneration and conditions, visit NSW Public Health System Awards

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